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FOX
Jul 14, 2011 5:00pm EDT
york, next. >>> and rupert murdoch answering questions about hacking at his former newspaper. i'm amy kellogg in london with new information coming up.  >> the british government is going straight to the top for answers, calling media mogul rupert murdoch to talk about the phone hacking scandal. the fbi is stepping in into this wide investigation. >> reporter: a news corps spokesperson said that rupert murdoch and his son james agreed to face questions before a government panel in the uk. the british authorities delving deeper into the phone-hacking scandal at murdoch's recently shattered world of the news tabloid. >> and to attend the meeting next week. >> reporter: rupert murdoch is chairman, the former company of this network. rebecca brookes, now chief executive at "news international," agreeing to face the media panel on tuesday. and local government officials calling for anyone involved to face the music. >> the senior executives of an organization, the center of the firestom, are very, very serious allegations and one illegality and a i moral behavior should make themselve
CNN
Jul 13, 2011 8:00am PDT
murdoch's news corps today dropped plans to drop the pay tv service commonly known as bskyb. they couldn't get got approval in this climate. the british newspapers are accused of illegal eavesdropping and police bribery. the government investigation is going to explore the phone hacking scandal and the paper's ties to police and politicians. he also defended hiring former "news of the world" editor andy coulson. >> the decision to employ the editor, there was a number of people who said this wasn't a good idea, particularly when that editor was at "news of the world" when bad things happen. i accepted the assurances he gave me. those were assurances given to a court of law. if i was lied to, if others were lied to, that would be a matter of deep regret. >> the man accused of killing six people in tucson and wounding congresswoman gabrielle ginds can't be forced to take strong drugs. they were told it could make him competent to stand trial. but layoff noughner is presumed innocent and has the say over his body. >>> police stopped king for driving under the influence. riots erupted in los
CBS
Jul 12, 2011 7:00am PDT
by rupert murdoch. former prime minister gordon brown believes some of his bank account details were illegally obtained by the "sunday times." >> "the sunday times" appear to have got access to my account. they got access to my legal files. but i'm shocked. i'm generally shocked to find that this happened because of the leads. >> reporter: he was shattered to learn that the sun was going public with the news that his baby son had cystic fibrosis. something the family had kept strictly confidential. the person who told the browns that "the sun" would run a story on their baby's illness was rebecca brooks. at the time the editor of the sun newspaper, she's now rupert murdoch's british ceo and is herself being questioned by police. john yates, the officer you saw earlier on in my report, has just told the committee that he's 99% sure his phone was hacked, which shows that police investigating the news of the world were themselves not immune. chris? >> i'll tell you, this story grows more and more every day. cbs' elizabeth palmer for us in london. elizabeth, thank you very much. >>> like
CNN
Jul 15, 2011 6:00am PDT
has been. >>> a top murdoch executive resigns this morning. rebekah brooks former head of the disgraced tabloid "news of the world" is gone. >>> in southern california, drivers buckling up for carmagedd carmageddon. a bridge demolition that will close down 405, one of california's busiest highways. >>> we begin with the resignation of a key executive in the rupert murdoch media empire. rebekah brooks is out. many people were outraged when brooks kept her job after the newspaper was shut down for scandalous reporting tactics. and as brooks steps down, the investigations ramp up. the fbi now investigating the murdoch empire right here in the united states. lawmakers demanding the probe amid reports that murdoch's journalists hacked the cell phones of 9/11 victims and their families. susan candiotti in new york with the details now. susan? >> reporter: hi, kyra. good morning to you. yes, this investigation is now 24 hours old. as fbi tries to figure out how they are going to approach this. all of it started, kyra, with a report in a british tabloid that a private investiga
CNN
Jul 18, 2011 6:00am PDT
stephenson, has resigned. meanwhile, the former chief executive of news international, of rupert murdoch's paper, rebecca brooks, was taken in for questioning, detained some 12 hours sunday night and released just after midnight. there was speculation that would have meant that she wouldn't have turned up on tuesday afternoon, london time, to be grilled by politicians. but we're being told by her spokesman that she will be there. she won't appear together with james and rupert murdoch. she'll appear after them. she'll have to be careful about what she says and the politicians, equally, have said they'll be careful about which questions they ask and how they frame those questions. they don't want to clearly prejudice any possible trial that may come out of this. it will be a committee session view bid millions of people, i would expect, with lots of people wanting to know who knew what, how high up the newspaper group into rupert murdoch's empire this scandal went. kyra? >> cnn will have live coverage of tomorrow's expected testimony by brooks, rupert murdo kr. h and his son, james. it's
NBC
Jul 19, 2011 11:00am EDT
in virginia. >> i was absolutely shocked, appalled, and ashamed when i heard -- >> plus, rupert murdoch being questioned this morning by british lawmakers investigating phone hacking at the tabloid "news of the world." >>> and the shuttle is on its way home right now. what the astronauts left behind. stay with us. [ male announcer ] are you paying more and more for cable, and enjoying it less and less? stop paying for second best. upgrade to verizon fios and get tv, internet and phone for just $99.99 a month for a year. want to save evemore? call now and we'll add over 60 premium channels, including showtime, starz, epix, and more for 12 months. fios is a 100% fiber optic network. it delivers superior picture quality, the best channel lineup, more hd, plus america's fastest, most consistent and reliable internet. and there's no annual contract required. why keep paying for cable? move up to the best. get fios tv, internet and phone for just $99.99 a month for a year, plus over 60 premium channels for 12 months. don't wait. call 1.877.729.fios. call the verizon center for customers with disabi
CNN
Jul 12, 2011 3:00am PDT
. >> "american morning" continues right now. >>> i'm kiran chetry. rupert murdoch's media empire under fire. his reporters how accused of illegally invading the privacy of britain's former prime minister as this hacking scandal widens. we're live from london ahead. >> i'm ali velshi. much of the country literally feeling the heat and relief from the summer scotcher may be days away on this "american morning." >>> and good morning to you. thanks so much for being with us on this "american morning." it's tuesday, july 12th. christine has the morning off. >> we've got a lot of news this morning, including some breaking news out of afghanistan. >> that's right. we begin there where afghan president hamid karzai's half brother was found shot to death at his home. ahmed wali karzai was the provenÇal council chief of kandahar. he suffered gunshot wounds to his head and chest according to hospital officials. a spokesman for kandahar's government said a guard killed karzai. the taliban says -- >> we've seen the worst so far. excessive heat warnings and advisories posted in 23 states. the heat in many ar
CBS
Jul 17, 2011 6:00pm PDT
murdoch executive in britain in 2007. then there are the murdochs themselves-- rupert, the tycoon head of news throughout the world's largest media conglomerate after disney; and his son and heir apparent, james, who is now known to authorize payments to victims of phone hacking, although he says he didn't have the complete picture at the time, and regrets what he did. >> how would one put it politely? there's no on else to throw over. if the boat is still sinking... >> reporter: both rupert and his son james will appear before a parliamentary committee this tuesday. >> mitchell: is there any reason to believe they could be arrested as well? >> reporter: the committee next week is purely political, so, no, there won't be any arrests coming out of that. but there are two police criminal investigations just gearing up with lots of evidence to comb through, some of it said to be e-mails from inside the company. so i don't think anybody can predict where this thing is going to lead. >> mitchell: elizabeth palmer in london, thanks. casey anthony walked out of jail under heavy guard 12 days
CBS
Jul 17, 2011 11:00pm PDT
. her lawyers say anthony has received at least one death threat. >>> a woman in rupert murdoch's inner circle is out on bail after being arrested in connection with the phone hacking scandal. rebecca brooks resigned friday as head of murdoch's british newspapers. thought to be a political an social insider brooks dined with the prime minister at christmas. the head of london's police force also resigned today. it was on his watch that a former news of the world editor arrested last week was hired as a p.r. consultant to the force. >>> well, inspiration that hit in 2001 still going strong. meet the man behind a cross- country tribute being launched tomorrow. the resources he has and doesn't have on the eve of his trip. >>> marines aren't born, they are made, and for the first time they will be made by a woman. meet the new general in charge of the so-called marine factory. >>> well, you can expect a cloudy start to your workweek all due to a low pressure system that just won't budget. i've got the detailed forecast coming up. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,, but a young man who came here from the midwest
NBC
Jul 14, 2011 11:00pm EDT
investigation into news corporation, an american company. now we have learned that murdoch and his son will appear before the british parliament in an investigation of the case. >> they have misled parliament. they have harmed a number of victims of crime and not yet apologize. we would like to give that opportunity. >> authorities are accused of hijacking the phones of british politicians and 9/11 victims. the fbi is looking into the matter. murdoch owns the fox, the wall street journal, and the new york post. >> another follow-up. 20 years after she fled her homeland and filed the correct paperwork to live here legally, she is still facing deportation. the issue brought her to court today. more on the baltimore woman's desperate effort to stay in the u.s. >> facing possible deportation, she arrived at baltimore's federal building with her attorney. back in may, she told us how she was fighting to keep our american life. >> i do not have any other home. >> she and her family fled the soviet-occupied estonia in 1991 and filed for political asylum in the u.s. for some reason, it took 17
ABC
Jul 18, 2011 4:00am EDT
. he said that he had no involvement in his force's failure to investigate of murdoch's journalists. >> i have no knowledge of the exat the present time of this disgraceful practice. >> reporter: tuesday murdochened his son james are scheduled to appear for british house of xhons. it remains to be seen if rupert murdoch can continue t t lead hs company or even keep it together. >>> now for this morning's weather from around the nation. on top of that scorching heat, gusty winds, hail and flash flooding from minneapolis to new york down to d.c. pop-up showers in south florida around houston. little rock. a wet day in the pacific northwest. rain from new mexico to wyoming. >> phoenix,ing, things are hooting up to 108. 91 here in new york. 88 in miami. 89 in new orleans as well. >> some of that rain is looking pretty good right now. >> yeah. >> i could get caught in a storm today. >>> coming up -- harry potter's half-billion dollar weekend. >>> new duties for duke and duchess. >>> and a collapse at rock 'n roll concert, sending people running for their lives. !!!xhc=? >>> ford ceo says
NBC
Jul 16, 2011 11:00pm EDT
of his dead pet but all told him the dog was too big. >>> more apologies from rupert murdoch will run in several british newspapers tomorrow as the fallout from the phone hacking scandal connected to portions of his media empire continues and expands. this is some high-profile celeb -- this, as some high-profile celebrities are suing scotland yard claiming it knew about the hacking and did nothing about it. prime minister david come ro under fire for private dinners and weekend trips with murdoch and other top news dorps executives. >> venezuelan president, hugo chavez, headed back to cuba for more cancer treatments. he's scheduled to undergo chemotherapy after having a few more removed last month. before leaving venezuela he handed over some power to his vice president and planning minister. chavez had been urged to hand over all of his power but he refused. it's not been disclosed what type of cancer he's battling. >>> time is running out for president obama and congressional republicans to reach a deal on the nation's debt limit. 17 days until the default deadline. mike has the lat
ABC
Jul 18, 2011 6:00am EDT
and the ties to rupert murdoch and who has resigned and who is denying any accusation. >>> also, chaos at a blues festival when the stage gave way to weather. how many people were injured. you're watching good morning maryland first and only at 4:30. >>> as we go to brairks happy birthday to people. carla is sole braight. want to wish her a happy birthday. also, lisa. we want to wish both of these lovely ladies a happy birth day. these photos of newport beach were taken. if you have photos to share, morning show at wmar.com. include all the facts so we can get it right. back in a bit. [ male announcer ] when mike rowe heads home, his family knows what to expect. but what mike rowe doesn't know is that his parents have armed themselves with unquilted viva® towels. wow, for me? [ male announcer ] if viva can handle mike rowe's mess, just think what it can do in your home. grab a roll for yourself and grasp the unquilted difference. [ mahis family knows when mikwhat to expect.me, but what mike rowe doesn't know is that his parents have armed themselves with unquilted viva® towels. wow,
MSNBC
Jul 10, 2011 10:00am EDT
titan rupert murdoch. it was a big day for sales this morning as they said thanks and good-bye. >> yeah. there was a lot of interest. of course, some organizations are actually calling for a boycott today to show their fury at what happened. last week, let's remember, this was the biggest selling pap ner britain with an unrivaled reputation for journalistic scoop spots. the press itself fell silent this morning for the final time. and this is the last edition. so it has been a very long week on what we call fleet street here in britain. it's also been a very uncomfortable week for media boss rupert murdoch. >> reporter: for millions in britain, sunday morning involves a walk to the news agent to pick up "news of the world." a ritual their parents, grandparents, even great grandparents would recognize. but with thank you and good-bye, today is their last chance. the 168-year-old tabloid that thrived on scandal and exposie ing hypocrisy has itself been destroyed by a scandal of its own. the paper is being investigated for paying police for information and allegation of voice mail hacking.
NBC
Jul 17, 2011 8:00am EDT
rupert murdoch. chatman, good morning. >> good morning, jenna. well, this morning is the first sunday morning without the "news of the world" the popular sunday newspaper that folded under pressure under this scandal but rupert murdoch were still a bit busy publishing this morning. issuing a fresh apology in some of the uk's other papers, including "sunday times." his remaining sunday publication. putting right what's gone wrong. promising to compensate those affected. for those involved, there is no place to hide. but what has gone wrong for the media mogul? the most recent fallout from the hacking scandal, two chief executives of news corp but more could be in line. last week metropolitan police commissioner paul stevenson answered questions. >> i do not believe on any occasion i have acted inappropriately. >> reporter: police deny any wrongdoing after he received a free retreat where neil wallace was a pr consultant. wallace arrested in the scandal, has also been a pr consultant to the police. "new york times" reports that 11,000 pagers of handwritten notes naming politicians, spor
NBC
Jul 14, 2011 4:00pm EDT
? >>> coming up on news4 at 4:00, media mogul rupert murdoch could be facing questions from the u.k. and the u.s. because of the hacking scandal still rocking great britain. >>> and did you mix potions when you were at camp? >>> to being a routine. >> radcliffe says "deathly hallows part 2" is his favorite movie in the series. >>> and while kids across the country are gearing up for the movie, the harry potter experience is also extending to one summer camp. jerryd hensaw shows us how some kids in virtue remember virginia are having a little fun with fantasy and learning a lesson in chemistry at the same time. >> reporter: smoking marshmallows, flaming jars and exploding balloons. it's all part of the potions class at hogwarts summer camp. >> somebody is under the influence of the poly juice possession or i am peer i couldn't say curse. >> she teaches a course with a chemistry professor. >> they're getting a sense of what it's like to be in that kind of atmosphere. potions is kind of a cross between chemistry and what's called herbology. >> reporter: she was the very first person to write a ha
NBC
Jul 16, 2011 5:00am PDT
murdoch's reeling media empire. >>> hours to go. after being found not guilty of murdering her daughter casey, anthony will be freed from jail on sunday. the question now, could casey be safer behind bars? >>> and j. lo's solo. after seven years as husband and wife, jennifer lopez and marc anthony stun their fans by announcing their marriage is over. so what went wrong? what the superstar couple is saying "today," saturday, july what the superstar couple is saying "today," saturday, july 16th, 2011. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> good morning. welcome to "today" on a saturday. nice to have you here. i'm lester holt. >> and i'm amy robach. i was a little surprised this morning when i saw the news about jennifer lopez and marc anthony. they just renewed their vows last year. i think everyone thought they had figured it out. >> they were so likable together as a couple. we saw them together on "american idol" last. married since 2004 and the parents of two young children, they're now heading for divorce. this is anthony's second marriage. for lopez it's number three. we'
CBS
Jul 15, 2011 4:00am PDT
into the phone hacking scandal of rupert murdoch's news corporation. the fbi wants to know if murdoch's reporters tried to hack into the phones of 9/11 victims. congressman peter king was one of the u.s. lawmakers who asked the fbi to get involved. >> anything at all which involved 9/11 victims at the fbi's jurisdiction over i want them to investigate and investigate fully. i have a lot of 9/11 families in my district. they're entitled to know if their privacy was violated and if their loved one's privacy was violated and that's what this is about. >> murdoch and one of his sons agreed to testify at a parliamentary hearing next week. >>> the u.s. is fighting a war in cyberspace. the pentagon says it's a battle to protect national security secrets but the other side is winning. some of the nation's most sensitive military secrets have been looted by spies who managed to break into government computers. david martin got an exclusive look into the pentagon command center. >> reporter: the joint strike fighter is the pentagon's high priced ticket to air superiority for the 21st century except four mo
ABC
Jul 15, 2011 6:00am EDT
:00. >> the time is 6:00 06 and 67 degrees. >> when we return, the investigation into the report murdoch news corp. spreads to the united states. did packers started victims of the 9/11 terror attacks? >> more outrage over changes coming to netflix and we will talk about the backlash from customers. >> lisa baden will have another check of your morning commute. >> good morning i am from maryland and on my sergeant of the ocean city beach patrol. come say hello to the life guards during you can find everything you need to know about safety and attractions in the russian city. good morning, washington. >> and good morning to you. it will be a great weekend to head out to the beach. let's check for traffic and weather every 10 minutes >> steve rudin they show me the waves and then here i am in a cold studio. >> you can head out this afternoon and get there in time to enjoy a wonderful weekend for the delmarva beaches. >>> temperatures will be around 80 degrees and the water temperature will be 70. it is not that around here with low humidity and look at the temperatures. 66 degrees across the board
ABC
Jul 18, 2011 5:00am EDT
surrounding rupert murdoch, the media mogul. >> an internet site that you visit every day that could woman: saving for our child's college fund was getting expensive. man: yes it was. so to samo some money, we taught our 5 year old how to dunk. woman: scholarship! woman: honey go get him. anncr: there'sn@n@easier way to save. get online. go to geico.com. get a quote. 15 minutes could save you 15% or momore on caininsurance. >>> texting our top stories at 5:14. people are wondering where casey anthony is a day after she walked out of a florida jail after nearly three years behind bars. she sped away reportedly to a complain-- a plane owned by one of her attorneys. >>> a gunman shot two teenagers in bladensburg. the victims were shot at the ottawa the apartment complex on 57th avenue. they are expected to survive. police believe its attemptthe result of an attempted robbery. >>> a + crashed in western new york. it may have been the results of a tire blowout. -- a tour bus crashed. >>> two people died when a gunman opened fire on a subway train in santiago, chile. the man boarded
ABC
Jul 18, 2011 5:00pm EDT
murdoch. he admits topanga million dollars for a soccer star whose fault was illegally hiked. >> it was a particular settlement that i authorized. it was made with information that was incomplete. i asked it on the advice of executives and lawyers. that is a matter of regret for me personally. >> the scandal could have repercussions in the u.s.. it includes fox tv and fox news. >> there is the moral turpitude clause in the sec regulation that you have to be certified to be a good carrier. >> rupert murdoch and james murdoch will all be -- will all appear before a committee to answer questions. it is certain to be another dramatic day. >>> coming up, a fire spreads at a local boat club destroying the number of boats. investigators are searching for a cause. >> a fire blazes through a music festival and takes down the main stage. >> i was shocked to see them. >> you will see what happened when this curette took matters into its on paws during a robbery. >> woman: saving for our child's college fund was getting expensive. man: yes it was. so to save some money, we taught our
CBS
Jul 17, 2011 11:00pm EDT
murdoch and his news empire and what's going on in england is startling to think the extent that they went to to break the law to try to report a story. >> reporter: a direct apology from rupert murdoch ran throughout the weekend. the full page headline read "we are sorry." cbs news, new york. >> rupert murdoch and his son james are scheduled to appear before parliament on tuesday along with brooks. >>> the entire nation of japan is celebrating tonight after their women's soccer team beat the u.s. in the world cup finals. it was an incredible game with the american women. twice looking like they had the contest won. kristin berset is here with all the heart-stopping details. >> bruce, yes, the u.s. women had the lead with just 6 minutes left. all they needed to do was hold japan and they would get their first world championship in 12 years. but some sloppy play by the americans and a japanese team that just never gave up. gave a grieving country something to celebrate. the lady's getting a look at the trophy before the match. this game would take extra time with the u.s. up one. japan on a
CNN
Jul 16, 2011 7:00am PDT
. >>> also, we turn now to rupert murdoch and news corp's really serious damage control that's going on right now because of that whole tabloid phone hacking scandal taking place right now in the uk. now, he has been apologizing. he apologized personally to the family of one of the victims, but he has also given a public apology. what you're seeing here is a full apology that he put out, a full-page ad in at least seven uk newspapers. now, this was put out today, but it was actually yesterday that he apologized to the family of a murder victim. that murder victim, milly dowler, her phone was reportedly hacked by journalists working for murdoch. now, i want you to look and listen to this video. this is murdoch going into that meeting with the family and coming out, and listen to what he had to say publicly. also, listen to the crowd reaction. >> shame on you! shame on you! shame on you! shame on you! shame on you! >> mr. murdoch, will you tell us what you said to milly dowler's family? >> stop pushing! >> if you'll just keep silent for a minute. it was a totally private meeting. >> stop! >> ge
CNN
Jul 16, 2011 4:00pm PDT
! shame on you! shame on you! >> rupert murdoch says he is sorry for the phone hacking scandal that's infecting his news corp. empire and is making sure everyone in britain knows it. taking out giant apology ads in seven national newspapers today. the uproar has already led murdoch to shut down "the news of the world," his enormously popular u.k. tabloid. the scandal came to light whether actor hugh grant secretly taped a conversation with a former "news of the world" journalist, paul mcmullen. i spoke with mcmullen who said that hacking phones to get information illegally happened all the time at the paper. >> everybody knew. it started from the time way back in the '90s when you could buy a scanner in a shop and sit outside a from's house and actually taperecord their entire conversation. when that became illegal to buy a scanner, all you were left with was getting into the voicemail of the celebrity or politician, whoever was being targeted. i mean, everybody knew -- it was commonplace. it wasn't just journalists. it was kids in the schoolyard who were doing it to their mate. it
MSNBC
Jul 18, 2011 10:00am EDT
-level trusted executive of rupert murdoch. her lawyer today said that this arrest took her by surprise, that she is not -- that she says she is not guilty of any criminal wrongdoing and that they held her for nine hours yesterday without presenting her with formal allegations or with actual evidence of any wrongdoing. richard. >> all right, thank you, stephanie. nbc's stephanie gosk with the latest on that. news corp published two full-page ads in the british press this weekend, including an apology from rupert murdoch. here's part of the second ad. saying, quote, apologizing for our mistakes and fixing them are only first steps. it may take some time for us to rebuild trust, end quote. let's bring in nbc news national investigative correspondent, michael isikoff. michael, good morning to you. how big of a threat is this in the news of news corp and this scandal? >> it's clearly becoming a bigger and bigger threat. what most people don't realize is that news corp is a huge u.s. media company that owns everything from 20th century fox to fox news channel and the wall street journal and the nation
CBS
Jul 16, 2011 5:00am PDT
, thank you. >>> media magnet rupert murdoch is struggling to contain the phone hacking scandal that tangles his company news corp. correspondent dana lewis is in london bureau with the latest. >> good morning, rupert murdoch is in full retreat, a growing scandal fueled by resignations of his top company executives and today murdoch's apology to a nation. rolling off the printing presses what some have called rupert murdoch's day of atonement, today his company, news international is running full page adz in major british daily saying "we are sorry for the serious wrongdoing in the phone hacking scandal." the controversy resulted in the arrest of nine people and resignations of his top executi executives. the latest les hinton, chief owner of dow jones which published the "wall street journal," hinton ran "news of the world" the paper at the center of this scandal from 1995 to 2007. that resignation on the same day news international chief executive rebekah brooks also bowed to pressure to step down. yesterday the media mogul apologized in person after meeting the family of murd
NBC
Jul 18, 2011 7:00am EDT
, caught in the middle of that tabloid hacking scandal. as billionaire media mogul rupert murdoch prepares for a grilling from parliament. >>> and on top of the world. japan beats the u.s. team at the world cup, giving a nation battered by natural disaster and nuclear calamities a big reason to smile, "today," july 18th, nuclear calamities a big reason to smile, "today," july 18th, 2011. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> from nbc news, this is "today," with matt lauer and ann curry. live, from studio 1-a in rockefeller plaza. >>> and welcome today on this monday morning, i'm ann curry. >> and i'm lester holt in for matt. i think we both watched that match yesterday. you've got to feel good about the u.s. team. we were disappointed, but what a performance they put on and what a great thing they did for american soccer. >> that's right. for women's soccer, particularly, bringing it to a new level of cool. men and boys, women and girls, nationwide, watching them play. i think that they're winners in that regard. >> and the japanese certainly have something to feel good about a
ABC
Jul 8, 2011 2:05am PDT
tactics brought an end to one of rupert murdoch's most-read papers. it's friday, july 8th. >> from abc news, this is "world news now." >> good friday morning. i'm peggy bunker. >> i'm daniel sieberg in for rob nelson. it was probably no easy decision for rupert murdoch to shut down "the news of the world" after this widespread hacking scandal. so his son broke the news. as the british government launches an investigation, you could call it the end of "the world," this paper had a storied legacy early on. it wasn't quite such a tabloid publication and it did win awards recently. boy, it's turned the corner into more scandalous, controversial stuff. >> definitely gone tabloid. which you know, some papers really have in order to stay alive. that doesn't mean their practices are legit. >> it was a big-selling paper. >> there you go. >>> also coming up, what will happen to casey anthony when she's let out of jail in nine days? how many questions now about her future. also hererase after this acquittal. many people wondering what will happen next. and kind of horrifying enough, many people a
ABC
Jul 18, 2011 7:00am PDT
will join us live with more. >>> now, to the latest on the phone hacking rocking rupert murdoch's media empire. rebekah brooks arrested over the weekend. and has scotland yard resigning over the failures in the investigation. jeffrey kofman joins us this morning from london. good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you. it's incredible. this scandal unfolding with lightning speed. rupert murdoch's number two arrested. it's fair to say, the air around murdoch himself is getting awfully thin. will where will all of this stop? rupert murdoch has often said he looked on rebekah brooks as his daughter. just a week ago, he indicated that saving her was as important to saving his global empire. but this crisis well beyond his control. brooks, former editor of his now-closed "news of the world," became so toxic, on sunday, she resigned. on sunday she was arrested and questioned about alleged criminal activity while she was at the helm. >> it's very unusual for somebody to be arresteteby appointment on sunday. there could be operational reasons for that. maybe they're going to arrest somebody
CBS
Jul 14, 2011 7:00am EDT
murdoch to testify in london and possibly washington. new development every day. television deal with bsky b looks like it's -- >> out. >> -- a thing of the past. >>> with time going out, the president abruptly walked out of wednesday's meeting according to republicans. nancy cordes joins us live from capitol hill with the latest. good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you, chris. it appears that patience is wearing thin in the room where the president is meeting at the white house with eight top congressional leaders. both sides accuse the other of moving the goal posts, of failing to lead and now it appears the president has had enough. they may have been all smiles at the start of the meeting but tensions flaired after house majority leader eric cantor republican from virginia repeatedly proposed a series of short term extensions of the debt limit if a larger deal proved unattainable. "i said i was willing to come off my insistence that there was one vote," cantor told reporters afterwards "so i asked the president would that be something that he wou
CNN
Jul 8, 2011 12:00pm PDT
of this scandal as editor of "news of the world" and of course the paper owned by rupert murdoch who can throw around a lot of political influence when it comes to british politics endorsed cameron for prime minister and then cameron takes office, hires the former officer of "news of the world" which i bet he wishes he hadn't and then the guy arrested today, which you mentioned. >> "news of the world" is this tabloid newspaper. it's as if the president of the world would go pick this man from a newspaper and say now you're press secretary. things are just different in britain, it seems. >> true, they play a much bigger role in the newspaper world more than the united states. i think it also points up, you know, the tactics. it was the same "news of the world" last year that did that sting with the fake shake of a reporter impersonating a person asking fergie for money on television. it's the same fabrication that's not so funny when it's applied to hacking into the voicemails or phones of ordinary people. as you know, what really made this scandal take off and led to murdoch's decision to clos
CBS
Jul 14, 2011 7:00am PDT
to be a former editor of the "news of the world." as pressure grows on rupert murdoch to testify in london and possibly washington. we will the latest on that in a bit. every day, a new development. >> that is right. >> looks like that thing is a thing of the past. we will get to that coming up. >>> first with time running out to increase the debt limit, tensions running high in the ongoing negotiations at the white house. according to republicans, the president abruptly walked out of wednesday's meeting. cbs news congressional correspondent nancy cordes joins us from capitol hill with the latest. good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you. it appears patience is wearing thin in the room where the president is meeting at the white house with eight top congressional leaders. both sides accuse the other of moving the goal posts, of failing to lead, and now it appears the president has had enough. they may have been all smiles at the start of the meeting. but tensions flared after house majority leader eric cantor, a republican from virginia, repeatedly proposed a series of short-term ext
FOX News
Jul 19, 2011 10:00pm EDT
to see you. . >> greta: that was a surprising outburst. hours ago news corp chairman ceo rupert murdoch was attacked by a protester. his wife jumped to her husband's defense. you can see wendy slapping the man in this video. murdoch with his son james, news corp's deputy chief operating officer went before the parliamentary committee to answer questions about the scandal that shutdown the news of the world tabloid. news corp closed the 1 8-year-old paper following accusations that staffers hacked the voice mail accounts of people they were covering. rebekah brooks the former rebekah brooks the former here's a look at highlights from today's hearing. >> mr. chairman, thank you. i would like to say just how sorry i am and how sorry we are to particularly the victims of illegal voice mail interceptions and their families. it is a matter of great regret of mine, my father's and everyone at news corporation. and these are standards,hese actions do not live up to the standards that our company aspires to, as we are around the world. it is our determination to put things right. make sure these
FOX
Jul 15, 2011 6:00am PDT
process more difficult. >>> time now 6:36. more fallout from rupert murdoch's news corporation. the head of the british division resigned. rebecca brooks is the one that ran news of the world. also this morning james murdoch the son of rupert murdoch is speaking out about this scandal. they plan on running apologies in newspapers all across britain. >>> this just in. more than 30 nations including the united states have decided to formerly recognize libya's main opposition group as the country's legitimate government. secretary of state hillary clinton is representing the united states at talks in turkey. in a statement today they declared moammar gadhafi has no legitimate authority in libya. diplomatic recognition of the opposition means the u.s. will be able to fund the rebels with some of the more than $30 billion in gadhafi regime assets that are frozen in american banks. >>> we are now learning about an attack plan. osama bin laden was working on when he was killed in pakistan. coming up the messages bin laden was exchanging with a senior al qaeda member about an attack. >>> your ti
FOX
Jul 15, 2011 5:00pm PDT
against rupert murdoch. four senators including california's barbara boxer have called for an investigation. yesterday the fbi launched one against murdoch's company news corp. murdoch top deputy announced her resignation. >>> some people say casey anthony should be taken to a safe house after her release and be protected by bodyguards 24 hours a day. she accused her father of sexually abusing her and helping her cover up the death. that raised a lot of questions whether casey anthony will return to her parents home when she leaves prison. >> if she came to you and asked if you would let her come to your house would you allow her? >> oh, yeah. i surely would. >> reporter: gonzalez says casey anthony ruined her reputation. anthony has also been getting death threats from people believe she got away with murder. coming up at 5:45, hear from a woman in oklahoma who says the outrage over the verdict nearly caused her her life. >>> here at home, michelle le's family launched another search for the missing university student. today marked seven weeks since the 26-year-old wen
NBC
Jul 15, 2011 6:00am EDT
brooks has resigned from rupert murdoch's news corporation amid the phone hacking scandal in great britain. the scandal has widened to include charges of tampering and police bribery. murdoch shut down his tabloid "news of the world" in response to the scandal. meanwhile the fbi is looking into allegations that newscorp employees tried to hack into the telephones of 9/11 victims in the united states. >>> seven minutes after the hour now. 68 degrees. casey anthony will be a free casey anthony will be a free woman this weekend. somewhere in america, there's a doctor who can peer into the future. there's a nurse who can access in an instant every patient's past. and because the whole hospital's working together, there's a family who can breathe easy, right now. somewhere in america, we've already answered some of the nation's toughest healthcare questions. and the over 60,000 people of siemens are ready to do it again. siemens. answers. >>> good morning. 67 degrees. sun is up. what a beautiful picture. blue skies, streaky clouds above us. blue sky reflected into the waters of the poto
CNN
Jul 18, 2011 3:00am PDT
the police and people at the newspaper, rupert murdoch's newspaper, and number 10 downing street. the prime minister, david cameron, hired a former news of the world editor andy colton. that story still rumbling along in britain with more sort of suggestions that cameron is under pressure today. he is out country. this story not going away. >> dan rivers, we will keep checking with you. seems there are developments in this story every few hours. >> thanks, dan. >>> there has been a major shake-up in the egyptian government. it is not clear whether it is enough to quiet opposition protesters. egypt's prime minister appointing 14 new cabinet ministers to his cabinet while keeping 13 others in place. they will be sworn into office today. former egyptian president hosni mubarak reportedly slipped into a coma yesterday. the hospital's spokesman tells cnn he has since regained consciousness. >>> hours ago general david petraeus performed his last act as commander of nato forces in afghanistan. he handed off authority to the new komd ander john allen. petraeus is retiring from the army at the end
NBC
Jul 17, 2011 6:00am PDT
murdoch's media empire. we'll have a live report from london. >>> and scorched earth. our sizzling summer brings new record highs across the country with temperatures soaring above 100. for many states, it's about to get even hotter. for many states, it's about to get even hotter. today's sunday, july 17, 2011. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> good morning, everyone. welcome to "today" on sunday. i'm lester holt. >> i'm jenna wolfe. two big breaking news stories to get to this morning. we want to begin with casey anthony. after 1,006 days in jail and just 12 days after a jury found her not guilty of murdering her daughter, caylee, casey anthony is a free woman. >> this is the seen from inside the orange county jail in orlando at the moment she was being escorted out of the facility. she appears to say thank you to one of the law enforcement officers before she's led out the door by her attorney and facing a pretty angry crowd. nbc's kristin dahlgren was there and joins us live with the latest. >> reporter: good morning. news choppers lost sight of casey anthony's suv so t
MSNBC
Jul 17, 2011 10:00am EDT
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ABC
Jul 16, 2011 11:00pm EDT
you write it. >>> rupert murdoch is trying to contain the damage from a phone hacking scandal. the company ran an ad in seven british newspapers apologizing 41 of his tabloids hacking into the phones of victims. it has forced two of his top executives to resign. >>> new developments in the case against christine o'donnell. a government watchdog group claims that she used campaign money for personal use. the u.s. attorney's office now says that it has decided not to pursue criminal charges. >>> now to the latest on the deck showdown. so far, no progress. the clock is ticking down to august 2 the deadline to raise the debt ceiling. if it does not happen, the consequences could be severe. >> at the white house after five meetings in five days, the president is still pleading for compromise. >> i have put things on the table that are important to me and democrats and i expect republican leaders to do the same. >> the president asked for a plan the second in that both sides can support. lacen new the president and vice president have been in touch with congress about various option
ABC
Jul 6, 2011 5:30pm EDT
in the center of the scandal. she was editor of news of the world and she's head of the murdoch im-- empire. >> there's no sign of the out rage diminishing. >> reporter: there's an advertiser boycott for news of the world. abc2 news, london. >>> let's take a look at news around the nation. testimony continues in the cleveland strangler trial. a witness testified he found a naked woman on the lawn of this home. the victim jumped out of a home and escaped. the man is accused of murdering 11 women. the police found the bodies in and near his ohio home. he faces the death penalty if he's convicted. he's pleaded not guilty. >>> a decorated florida police officer finds himself on the otherside of the law. he was named the boynton police officer of the year last year. now, he's accused of dealing drugs from 2009 to march of this year. he's been with the police department since 2006 and just last november, he performed cpr on a 2-year-old who nearly drowned. he could face life behind bars. >>> two people were killed when a car crashed into a home in pennsylvania. the pictures were given to us by th
FOX News
Jul 16, 2011 4:00pm PDT
hacked in voice mail accounts of the people they were recovering. a personal apology from rupert murdoch appearing in every newspaper . murdoch is son james who heads international operations for news corp will appear before the uk parliment to worry questions. the 106 tab bloid news of the world was shut down in the wake of the investigation . since then several people have resigned, including rebecca brooks who was the news of the world editor when the phone hacking took place . also les hinton stepped down. he over sea the -- he was ceo and pubbler of the wall street journal . both are owned by news corp. they found no evidence of wrong doing in the journal or dow jopes. >> we hear warnings of traveling to mexico. if you are thinking of venturing south of the border and he posted an ad looking for a roommate and now there is no sign of amy. why relatives say there is a connection between her disappearance and a popular on line site . this man accused of murdering a retired army sergeant escaped custody. wait until you see how he managed to get away in the first place. stay with us. wh
CBS
Jul 15, 2011 4:30am PDT
time. >>> the fbi is now investigating robert murdoch's news corp. it's looking into allegations that reporters from murdoch's british tabloid "news of the world" sought to hack into the phones of 9/11 victims. the paper was shut down with allegations of phone hacking in england. >>> federal investigators are looking into a collision between two planes at boston's logan international airport. it happened yesterday evening. the wing of a delta boeing 767 clipped the tail of a smaller plane that provides regional service to delta. both planes were on the taxiway and were preparing to fly out at the time. >> it looked awfully close and it clipped it. the tip of the wing just sheared right off. i think the whole tail section or like the tail fin came off of the other plane. >> some people were freaking out but, you know, it was -- everybody was pretty calm overall. >> i travel a lot. life goes on. nobody got hurt. it's an inconvenience. we're staying at the seaport hotel. i'll go have a nice drink and call it a night. >> one passenger was treated for neck pain. all others were put o
NBC
Jul 18, 2011 6:00am EDT
of the paper and was chief executive of news international, a british wing of rupert murdoch's. a woman had been arrested and was being questioned on corruption, which we learn to be rebecca brooks. brooks has said she voluntarily attended a police station to assist in the investigation in was a pre arranged appointment. the arrest came as a bit of a surprise to her. this comes on a day when there were awful-page apologies -- their work full-page apologies. there'll be evidence in parliament in britain by rupert murdoch. this arrest may affect the outcome of what she is able to say at this hearing on tuesday now that she's been arrested by the police. reporting for nbc news in london. >> 71 degrees on tv hill. trouble backing up traffic in the annapolis area. >> after a long slump, the orioles find a way to right the ship. keith mills has details. >> don't forget to e-mail us your response to our water cooler question of the day. what do you think of california's decision to make a gay history class part of the public school curriculum? you can share your response at wbaltv.com and on our f
NBC
Jul 14, 2011 4:30am EDT
rupert murdoch's news corporation in britain. the move comes after journalists from the new defunct tabloid paper "news of the world" reportedly contacted a new york city policeman to try to get private phone records of british citizens who died in the world trade center during the 9/11 attacks. former british prime minister gordon brown says other newspapers owned by murdoch took part in the phone hacking scandal. >>> the girlfriend of one of the country's most notorious mobsters says she knew nothing about his violent past. catherine greig is behind bars accused of harboring a fugitive. her lawyer made the argument during a bail hearing. fbi agents arrested her along with james "whitey" bulger near los angeles. prosecutors say bulger used to head boston's notorious winter hill gang and committed the murders to eliminate rivals or potential witnesses. greig left with him in 1995. >>> a missing persons search group wants its money back for its time and trouble searching for caylee anthony. texas equusearch is suing casey anthony. the group's founder says that anthony misled him and
CBS
Jul 15, 2011 4:30am EDT
murdoch goes on the defensive about the hacking scandal. >> alexis christoforous has the money watch this morning. >> reporter: nearly half of all americans have doubts about the status of the united states as a superpower. according to a pew research poll. 34% of americans believe china will soon surpass the u.s. as the world's leading superpower. 12% believe that's already happened. rupert murdoch is defending his company in an interview with the "wall street journal." he says news corp. is handling the crisis quote extremely well. his media empire is being selected by british authorities and now -- investigated by british authorities and now the fbi. they want to know if news corp. tried to hack into the phone records of 9/11 victims. >>> on wall street, the stocks finished lower. the dow fell 54 points, the nasdaq lost 34. and after the closing bell, google reported blockbuster profits. the number one internet search engine earned nearly $7 billion from april to june. about $2 billion more than last year. google stocks surged 10% in afterhours trading. >>> and americans have anot
CNN
Jul 15, 2011 8:00am PDT
we now know to have taken place. rebecca brooks along with rupert murdoch and his son james are all to appear before the parliament to testify next week. >>> the bureau is checking claims that murdoch's british newspapers were trying to get into the voicemails of the victims of 9/11. >> it's not any of their business. they can ask and if we want to tell we can tell, but they cannot just trample on the law. they should be held accountable. >>> casey anthony is a free woman on sunday. we will look at what life will look like for her after jail. staying active can actually ease arthritis symptoms. but if you have arthritis, staying active can be difficult. prescription celebrex can help relieve arthritis pain so your body can stay in motion. because just one 200mg celebrex a day can provide 24 hour relief for many with arthritis pain and inflammation. plus, in clinical studies, celebrex is proven to improve daily physical function so moving is easier. and celebrex is not a narcotic. when it comes to relieving your arthritis pain, you and your doctor need to balance the benefits with th
KRON
Jul 13, 2011 5:00pm PDT
scandal that forced a newspaper to shut down how it is starting to chip away at of rupert murdoch's ambitions. how a to what stopped mail delivery for an entire bay area neighborhood. >> downtown san francisco patchy fog i will have details coming up the news at 6:00 p.m. is up next. i want to crush more cars. ♪ i want to sell more tea cups. ♪ i need help selling bread. ♪ i want to sell more crabs. [ male announcer ] you know where you want to take your business. i want to design more buildings. [ male announcer ] in here, small business solutions from at&t can get you there. starting with the at&t all for less package -- just $70 per month, voice plus broadband. it's the at&t network. helping you do what you do... even better. >> the man who kidnapped, raped and held jaycee dugard captive for 18 years tells his wife how to take pictures of kids in a park without cutting costs. now how you can pay the price if lawmakers do not come to an agreement and how a chihuahua put mail delivery on hold for an entire bay area neighborhood. >> no charges for deshon marmen he is the y
NBC
Jul 11, 2011 7:00am EDT
is in london with the latest. >> rupert murdoch bought "news of the world" but it has been loved by readers and feared by the politicians, celebrities and royals that it has regularly exposed. in its final edition editors asked the reading public not to judge the paper by this scandal but instead by its years in print. with the ink barely dry on the final edition of "the news of the world" rupert murdoch traveled to the uk to manage the damage control personally. on display his so far unqualified support from rebecca brooks, former editor of the paper and now a trusted executive at news corp. smiles for the cameras but calls for hooks to resign are growing louder. one of the most damaging allegations the paper faces is a phone hacking of a 13-year-old murder victim. charismatic redhead was editor of "news of the world "account at the time. >> if she goes that puts a spotlight on rupert murdoch's son james and if he is vulnerable rupert murdoch is himself. >> reporter: he is widely seen as his father's heir apparent. >> james murdoch and rebecca brooks cannot deny responsibility. >> reporter
CNN
Jul 8, 2011 3:00am PDT
bombing victims. it's part of the media empire run by rupert murdoch. murdoch's son james talked about the move to close up shop. >> i feel regret. clearly the practices of certain individuals did not live up to the standards and quality of journalism that we believe in and that i believe in. and that this company believes in. >> this all started with this huge scandal where the reporters were hacking into the voice mail of missing girl, actually giving -- >> false hope. >> altering. >> the investigation. you may know rupert murdoch as the man who owns fox, "new york post." analysts say losing "news of the world" would barely make a dent in his media company known as news corp. that stock was hit so investors and insiders are feeling the financial heat from this because it has -- >> it's a news organization and so the reputation is everything and that we'll have to see where the fallout goes. >> can you imagine being the family of the young girl who's missing, and you -- a reporter is hacking into the voice males and deleting them so they can hear what's coming on and the family and po
ABC
Jul 17, 2011 6:00pm PDT
as a pr consultant. earlier today rebecca brooks ceo of rupert murdoch's empire was arrested over the allegations of news of the world hacking in voice mails. casey anthony is keeping a low profile. just after midnight walking out of jail with her attorney. anth thee said nothing except thank you. she left the court with the shouts of baby killer. anthony's release comes 12 days after the death of her daughter caylee . >>> and the heat wave baking the central u.s. is not going to let up any time soon. heat advisoris and warnings are in place from texas to michigan and everything e everyone is looking for way to beat the heat. texas triple-digits for 15 straight days and forecasters are calling the heat unrelenting and saying no relief is in sight. >> dropping low flood stage and the town of mynot . the river has been above flood stage. breaking a high water record that stood for more than 100 years. flooding damage more than 4,000 homes . a new rule forcing airlines to refund baggage fees when a passenger's luggage is permanently lost. senator charles schumer wants an airline to r
CW
Jul 16, 2011 10:00pm PDT
emprie, on both si >>> media leader, ruprert murdoch is giving an apology seen around the world. >> reporter: an apology to a nation, major british newspapers today carrying full- page advertisements for the company news international. embroiled in police hacking and it says we are sorry for the serious wrong doing that occurred. tomorrow, promising next steps including help from two doucets expect lawyers to "put right what has gone wrong." he is struggling to save his company. yesterday he accepted the resignation of rebecca brooks. hours later, the ceo resignation of the dow jones. gone on two executives executives who were firing walls. >> the thing about firewalls, they eventually burn through. they just delay the fire, they don't stop it. >> reporter: one of them to grill them, tom watson. >> i want to know if he was aware a crime had taken place. who gave him the advice and though those thingings. i would like rupert to tell us what he knows as well. under pressure to explain his leadership, records were forced to show 26 meetings or their employees since taking office, a
CW
Jul 17, 2011 10:00pm PDT
threat. >>> she has dined with the the queen. a member of rupert murdoch's circle is out on bail after being arrested earlier today. elizabeth palmer shows us it is not only today's bombshell in this widening case. rebecca brooks willingly made an appointment to go to the police station today to answer questions. when she arrived she was arrested. >> it will become a formal part of the criminal inquiry. >> reporter: brooks' arrest came as a surprise. this was a shock. >> this morning i informed the palace and secretary and mayor of my intention to resign as commissioner of the metropolitan police service. >> reporter: the powerful head of london's police force resigned. not because is he personally suspected of wrongdoing but it was on his watch that the former news of the world editor neil wallace was hired as a p.r. consultant to the police. he has since been arrested in connection with hacking. when this scandal exploded two weeks ago no one dreamed how many powerful people would be dragged in and down. in the u.s. les hinton publisher of the wall street journal resigned on friday.
CBS
Jul 15, 2011 12:00pm PDT
was later found murdered. news corp chairman rupert murdoch plans to meet with that girl's family today. >>> the city of oakland will lose dozens more employees. under the new budget, the tribune says 56 city workers are losing their jobs this month and more cuts are coming. the police department will lose 48 positions next year. two firehouses will be closed daily starting next summer and pay for elected officials is being cut by 15%. >>> in other bay area headlines, a pedestrian is hospitalized with serious injuries after being hit by a bicyclist on san francisco's embarcadero. police say that the woman in her 40s was in the crosswalk at mission street and crossing legally when she was struck. she suffered a head injury. the cyclist stayed at the scene but may face charges. >>> there are more eyes watching in oakland's fruitvale neighborhood. the city has installed 17 out of 30 surveillance cameras. the first went online yesterday at the restaurant where a 58- year-old owner, jesus ham coast, was murdered in april. there was a camera in the area then but it was pointed in the wrong di
FOX
Jul 15, 2011 4:30am PDT
from flooding. >>> more fallout for rupert murdoch news corp. the head of the british division has resigned. rebecca brookes oversaw news of the world. brookes says she's leaving because staying put would put the company at risk. here in the u.s., news corp owns the fox network and the wall street journal. >>> an emergency meet willing be held today in a civil defamation suit. anthony falsely told police the little girl was a nanny with the same name. gonzalez is asking the court to force anthony to be questioned. anthony will not attend today's hearing. >>> for thousands of devoted harry potter fans this morning the end of an era. it turned out in full wizardry galea for the midnight premier of the eighth and final harry potter movie. the first book was published in england back in 1997. that spawned a worldwide phenomenon that capture and influenced the generation that grew up with harry, ron, and hermione. >> the mug l world is out there and we are the wizards. >> there is a lot of themes in the book about friendship and love and good verses evil. >> fandago reports more than 6
FOX
Jul 18, 2011 7:00am PDT
resigned. and it's complicated. "news of the world" was a big tabloid here run by rupert murdoch's empire last sunday. the police are accused of a couple of things, it's not the top guys nasa you will but they are 0 -- necessarily but they are falling on top swords. they may have taken consider bribes from the paper for information. they hired someone who was accused of phone hacking, they hired him as a pr sometime ago f and many years ago, that he was an investigation in 2009 that was more or less clop -- concluded that police are under fire because it was considered that they didn't go far enough. when if came to murder victims, family victims, then there was a much more heated response and a lot more outrage here. that's what we're talking about now and tomorrow rupert murdoch, who was arrested yesterday, will sit in front. parliament and answer questions about what any knew about phone harking and payments -- >> as this grows, what's being done in regards to damage control? can they get their arms around this. >> well, in terms of news corporation, rupert murdoch has been issuing apo
ABC
Jul 14, 2011 11:00pm EDT
will be held in august. >> there were protests in new york today after the fbi is looking into murdoch's company. that after accusations they tried to hack the phones of september 11th victims. his companies are also under investigation in britain where they have been accused of hacking phone records and e- mail accounts. it shut down news of the world. they are not commenting on the investigation into the september 11 victims. >>> ride to remember is back on. it was almost crossing outcome crossing, cumberland. so many complained, phone calls to the state highway administration and the governor's office, foundation officials say the route will travel through queen city. it'll bring about 10,000 on august 18th through the 20th. the ride honor first responders and the victims of 9/11. >> temperatures falling out there from over the 80s earlier, low 70s now, even 60s north and west. i think 50s around daybreak tomorrow in our northern and western suburbs, cool, down to 61 but places like northern baltimore, out toward carroll and -- those areas talking at daybreak upper 50s. nice rebo
CBS
Jul 14, 2011 12:00pm EDT
that closed news of the world. this comes as the british parliament is summoning murdoch and his son to testify. they'll hold hearing next week and the backlash is getting worse. >> others have said that in the behavior towards those without a voice of their own, it defended from the gutters to the sewers, the tragedy is to speak of is they let the rats out of the sewers. >> the news international chief rebecca brooks is also being called to testify. >>> the obama administration is speaking out against congressional efforts to restrict certain funding in dc. yesterday the white house released a statement opposing a bill that pulls funding for the city's needle exchange program and abortion for poor women. the administration says that if passed, the legislation would undermine the city's home rule. it also noted that such funding is allowed in other cities. >>> the son of dc council member marion barry says that he will speak publicly after his next court appearance. christopher barry is charged with drug possession. the charges stem from a domestic dispute complaint back in may. cour
CNN
Jul 6, 2011 1:00am PDT
. together those five brands bring in an estimated $3.2 million for the rupert murdoch owned newspaper. pretty significant business on the line. all of this comes as murdoch's own news corporation aims to take over british sky broadcasting. discussions on that have been going on for months. there's also been widespread opposition to that planned takeover. and just yesterday reacting to fresh allegations, the former deputy prime minister lord prescott began calling for the takeover to be blocked. john prescott himself is one of many politicians to have his phone hacked alongside numerous celebrities, stars and aides to the british royal family. as dan rivers reports, even though phone hacking revelations are nothing new, it dates back further than many realized. >> the murder of the 13-year-old schoolgirl milly doward in 2002 appalled britain. last month her killer, lev levi belfield was finally convicted. this is now come up with another inquiry, phone hacking. the scandal relates to the illegal tabloid practice of accessing cell phone messages left for celebrities in order to get stor
NBC
Jul 14, 2011 7:00am PDT
as scotland yard alleges, murdoch's company may have broken u.s. law. >> news corp is an american corporation and they are bound by american laws regardless of where the offense takes place. >> reporter: u.s. politicians are also latching on to an unconfirmed report from an unnamed source that "news of the world" hacked phones belonging to 9/11 victims. >> anyone who did this really forget the legality, just in terms of the morality of this is just beyond the pale. >> reporter: the 9/11 allegation appeared on sunday in light of congressional concerns, we called news international, the subsidiary and they told us they have seen no evidence that those allegations are true. >> stephanie gosk in london this morning. thanks as always. martin bashir, it's good to have you here. sometimes when i have you, i like to ask the simplest question first because i like your take. you spend a lot of time as a journalist in the u.k. and here in the united states. >> i worked for the sunday times between 1984 and 1985. >> as you've watched this story unfold over the last month or so, what jumps out at you? >>
MSNBC
Jul 11, 2011 2:00pm EDT
-lines and cell phone numbers of the royal family. this morning they had a spokesman says that murdoch needs to back off of the deal trying to obtain a merger with bskyb that he should step back from a deal, because of his reputation at the moment. we will see if it passes the competition test, but there is a lot of political pressure on the government to keep that deal from going forward and you are seeing the effects of the scandal affect the business itself of news corps. thomas. >> and stephanie, as we know about the employees who were working for "news of the world" anymore information about whether they will be absorbed by the murdochs in other areas such as going to the "sun paper" and releasing a sunday edition of that? >> well, there is a possibility that they will be. they were given three months' pay, and promised by rebecca brooks that you saw there in the video that they would find positions for them, but there was anger among them as well. there was an audio clip released that was recorded surrepetitiously, and they say, look, we don't want to work for you anyway. they were bit
CBS
Jul 18, 2011 4:00pm EDT
murdoch, his son james, and murdoch's former ceo will likely faiths punishing questions from lawmakers when they appear before parliament tuesday. brooks was arrested over the weekend and released on bail. she spent hours anting questions about what she knew about hacking while she was in charge. >> she is not guilty of any criminal offense. >> reporter: police have arrested at least 10 people in connection with the investigation but no one has been charged with any crime yet. in london, tina krause, wjz "eyewitness news." >>> a police inspector will investigate possible corruption within the department now that there are allegations to other senior officers may also be involved. >>> a wild chase ends at arundel mills mall and sends a baltimore city police officer to hospital. he was chasing a suspect down the parkway. the other driver stride to ram the officer's car and he swerved and got out of in the grassy median. he got out have the car and tried to run through the mall. the officer is going to be okay. >>> two former members of the ehrlich campaign faced a judge this morning. pro
CBS
Jul 18, 2011 5:00pm EDT
's unraveling murdoch's empire. the whistle-blower who blew the news of the worldwide open has been found dead. >> reporter: the reporter who blew the whistle on alleged phone hacking at the news of the world has been found dead in his home in england. police say sean horre's death does not appear to be suspicious. the development comes on the same day as the london police officer resigned. asis tapbtd commissioner john yates decided not to reopen an investigation two years ago into allegations the paper was hacking phones -- assistant commissioner john yates -- >> my conscious is clear. >> reporter: yates' resignation comes in the heels of the discovery. >> the inquiry must go to wherever the evidence leads. they must investigate without fear or favor. >> reporter: murdoch's former ceo rebecca brooks will likely face punishing questions from lawmakers when they appear before parliament tuesday. brooks was arrested over the weekend and released on bail. she spent hours answering questions about what she knew about hacking while she was in charge. >> she is not guilty of any criminal offense. >
NBC
Jul 7, 2011 4:00pm EDT
now in the united kingdom, involving a popular newspaper. the rupert murdoch tabloid is accused of hacking the cell phones of several individuals. >> the "news of the world" tabloid will print its last edition sunday. >> reporter: this is the result of the closing of this newspaper, this 168-year-old newspaper sunday that few people saw coming, even though this story has really been propelled to the next level. what did that, what caused it to go next level, is not just celebrities whose cell phones and voice mails have been hacked. >> if it's true, if this has happened, i would like to see everyone responsible in court. >> reporter: regular people, people in desperate and difficult circumstances. the relative of crime victims, the victims of brutal crimes, and now the insinuation, the allegation, that relatives of british soldiers killed in action in afghanistan or iraq were themselves alleged victims of cell phone hacking, their messages and voice mails also eaves dropped upon by whoever at the "news of the world" was responsible for it. and that's what thein queerers are supp
FOX
Jul 17, 2011 8:00am EDT
. >>> rue pert murdoch is again apologizing for the uk phone hacking scandal this time directly to the british people how he is saying sorry this time. >> millions of harry potter fans say goodbye to a fantasy favorite what the cast of the movies is saying about the end of an era. we will be right back  >>> rupert murdoch is apologizing directly to the british people the news corporation ceo placed ads in seven national papers saying his company is sorry he shut down the 168-year-old paper news of the world after the scandal, some say news corp. should be worried about its image in america too. >> the entire british public is engaged what i think they are concerned about , what they ought to be is whether or not the american public gets engaged if that ever happens yeah, you should really start writing news corp.'s obituaries. >> news corp. by the way is the parent company of fox 5 news. >>> some of 2 stories expected to make headlines in the -- of the stories expected to make headlines in the week ahead a trial scheduled to begin in the islamic radical who confessed t
CBS
Jul 15, 2011 5:00am EDT
rupert murdoch's news corp.'s empire. >>> plus, another air collision before the planes took off. >>> and the roger clemens trial has just gotten when it abruptly ended. we'll have more on that coming up in sports. you're watching 9news now. >>> good morning, time 5:10 on your friday morning, in for howard today. he'll be back on monday. another gorgeous day today. lots of sunshine and low humidity. such nice weather for july. we're loving it. all right, so by noon, 83 degrees. and by late this afternoon, temperatures topping out in the mid 80s. more sun and get outside this weekend before the heat wave is back. here's a look at your traffic with kris. >>> thank you anny. we're taking a fly of the gw parkway right now. from the beltway past the scenic overlook all way to the key bridge right now everything is looking good out there. i'm going to have the update on maryland roads coming up. andrea? >>> thank you kris. making news now at 5:11. the fbi is investigating rupert murdoch's media holding on this side of the atlantic. news corp. is already in trouble for staffers at the n
CBS
Jul 18, 2011 5:00am EDT
their first world cup in 12 years but could they pull it off? >> more trouble for rupert murdoch. we will be right back. >>> 5:09 on this monday morning. get ready for heat and then serious heat thursday through saturday. today, temperatures starting up, not bad in the 60s and 70s this morning, and we will see the temperatures into the upper 80s by noon. 93 at 3:00. a lot of sunshine, and a high today around 95. the 7-day forecast the next time we meet, right here is angie with the time-saver traffic. >> reporter: the southbound trip, everything is clear from the beltway to the key bridge, and still ahead a look at the region, and that's at 5:18 in my next traffic report. >>> the news at 5:10, we know the identity of a man killed in the glider crash in st. mary ice county over the weekend. 55-year-old james daten of mechanicsville, maryland has dieded. the pilot from prince frederick, maryland, is hospitalized in critical condition. >>> there's conflicting reports reports in egypt involving the hospital. he may have slipped into a coma but his doctor is denying the accusations. >>> r
ABC
Jul 7, 2011 2:05am PDT
of the world." rupert murdoch's paper, yes. >> very much a tabloid newspaper. so anyway. he's going head to head with this guy who actually hacked in. let's take a listen to what he had to say. >> no, no, clearly -- >> you have no morals, no scruples at all. you didn't care who got hurt so long as you were able to sell your newspaper a lot of money. your only motive was profit. you're not journalists, you have no interest in journalism. you should try journalism. you're not an idiot, paul, you could probably d dit. >> ouch, thanks, hugh. >> we're journalists, clearly evidence anyone can do it. >> come, on now, hugh. so anyway. rupert murdoch, who also owns mamany other very important papers -- "wall street journal," for instance, "the new york post" -- he's saying they are investigating if this is true thatathis fellow did this. we're not going to call him a journalist because most of us disagree that is not something a journalist would do, hack into someone's phone account. >> very scandalous. >>> let's move on to la toya jackson. she's saying apparently her ex-husba
CNN
Jul 15, 2011 3:00am PDT
records of 9/11 victims and their families. murdoch's right hand in great britain, news international ceo rebekah brooks resigned in the wake of the hacking scandal. >>> after five straight days president obama and congressional leaders are taking a break from the debt ceiling talks and each other today. democrats and republicans will meet separately to assess the progress of the talks. >>> he was planning another 9/11, "the wall street journal" says osama bin laden was putting together a team of terrorists to attack the united states ten years to the day that the twin towers came down. the intel comes from documents navy s.e.a.l.s seized when they killed the terror leader. >>> thousands of protesters are blocking cairo's tahrir square again. these are new pictures. scenes of mass protests that toppled a dictatorship over the winter, now protesters are back to take back their revolution. >> we don't see a good sign yet. we are still waiting for a good sign. we have only seen intimidation, threats, and some attempts to try to pretend they are doing what they are not doing. >> frederik plei
FOX
Jul 15, 2011 7:00am EDT
in britain's phone hacking scandal. james murdoch says international will apologize for hacking. rebecca broke the chief executive and editor of the paper news of the world has now resigned. she will appear for questioning in front of parliament next week and rupert murdoch will also answer questions after first saying they would not. also the director of the fbi is confirming that the bureau is launching a probe after congress raised hacking of 9/11 victims. >>> a fire broke out late last night at holy cross hospital in montgomery county. >> there were evacuation of patients for the latest, we go to sherri ly in silver spring. >> reporter: things are back to normal here this morning. that fire was isolated overnight and quickly put out. but not before causing some very tense moments as smoke filled part of the building. the fire was reported around 11:15 last night on the third floor at the hospital in silver spring. month golly scott emergency fire and rescue happen to have a medic unit at the hospital already bringing patients to the emergency room. they went up to investigate and fo
CNN
Jul 9, 2011 4:00pm PDT
owned by rupert murdoch comes to an end after a scandal. that report is next. >>> and we're going to take you live to l.a. for the latest on the british royal couple's visit to the u.s. >>> according to the u.s. census, more than 120 million americans are self-employed, some become business owners before graduating high school. steve perry introduces us to a couple in tonight's perry's principles. >> reporter: mia is not your typical 18-year-old, she's met the president, rang the bell at the new york stock exchange and started a business. >> you started a vegan cookie business in high school? >> yes, yes. the summer after tenth grade. my parents became vegan when my mom contracted breast cancer 11 years ago. >> what did you know about business? >> just what i learned in the month of nefty. it inspires students to stay in school, by tapping into their interest to create businesses. her bakery won the $10,000 grand prize. businessman turned teacher founded nefty in 1987. he was inspired after he was mugged by some kids in new york city. >> if you can start teaching young people abou
NBC
Jul 18, 2011 6:00am EDT
. >> british lawmakers are preparing to grill rupert and james murdoch. a parliamentary committee will question the duo about the scandal tomorrow. >>> today money will be flowing at the white house in the form of the nation's most prominent billionaires. president obama is hosting warren buffett and bill and melinda gates along with other members of the giving pledge. the giving pledge was founded by buffett and the gates family last year. it encourages america's wealthiest citizens to giving more than half their wealth to philanthropic and charitable causes. 69 individuals and their families have signed on to the pledge so far. >>> with one week of failed negotiations down and two weeks to go until a historic default, congress may soon turn to plan "b." that's the plan introduced by senate minority leader mitch mcconnell. it would give the president the authority to raise the debt ceiling but also force democrats to take the political hit. that's why senate majority leader harry reid is working to soften the deal. reid wants to include $1.5 trillion in spending cuts, a payroll tax cut extensi
CNN
Jul 7, 2011 10:00am PDT
' voicemail from those fighting or killed in afghanistan and iraq. so finally the statement from james murdoch, the son of rupert murdoch, saying if allegations are true, it is inhuman that the paper and the company had failed toss to the bottom of repeated wrongdoing. what it says here is wrongdoers turned a good newsroom into bad. this it won't carry any advertising, but the money from subscriptions will go to good causes, and it will be the last edition. >> richard, just because the end of "news of the world" doesn't necessarily mean the end of the investigation or scandal? >> oh, there are two investigations. one into phone hacking scandal. documents have been revealed showing the newspaper paid the police either for tips or whatever. on top of that there's whole questions of civil litigation. no, this is not going away. why they have chosen to close the newspaper will be the interesting question, was it on moral grounds alone or commercial grounds? this was a brand that was destroyed. >> all right. richard quest, we appreciate you, as always. thank you so much. >>> we're getting close to
FOX News
Jul 15, 2011 6:00am EDT
scandal. the chairman of the newscorp, rupert murdoch and his son james plan to appear before british lawmakers on tuesday to answer questions about the scandal. newscorp is the parent company of fox news. former democratic candidate john edwards offered -- ordered to stand trial on corruption charges in october. a judge denying his lawyer's requests for more time. he's accused of illegally using more than a million dollars in campaign funds to cover up his affair with rielle hunter. steve? >> thank you, brian. we've all heard of racial profiling. get ready for what some are calling facial profiling. it's a new technology offered to police departments across the country, the gizmo right there, it's actually part of an iphone attaches to the back of an iphone and then lets officers capture a person's photo from five feet away and it searches that photo through a national criminal data base to see if there's a match. some say that's an invasion of privacy. we have bill johnson, the executive director of the national association of police officers, an organization and sheriff paul babu
FOX
Jul 18, 2011 5:00pm PDT
will testify tomorrow along with her former boss rupert murdoch and his son. >> she remains willing to attend and answer questions. >> that panel will be the first time they were questioned in public about the scandal. lawmakers hope to learn more. >>> the california attorney general's office is reviewing the wording of a referendum that would repeal a law. kamala harris declineed to comment on the process when we spoke to her office today. her office has to okay the ballot and summary. amazon is backing a petition to get the issue on the ballot. it needs 500,000 voters signatures to qualify chairs of linked in dropped today. it had a public offering in may and traded as high -- today shares closed at $102. down $6. jp morgan said it felt the company was sound but the stock was overvalued. netflix stalks dropped $800 a share. they closed at $279 per share after the company created a firestorm by changing its price structure which will lead to higher rates for customers. >>> and worries over debt in the united states and europe had investors pulling back today on wall street. the dow fell 94.5
NBC
Jul 15, 2011 6:00am EDT
into the thames of hacking the phones of 9/11 victims. rupert murdoch has agreed to appear about the phone-tapping scandal.ing inosecutors have blalked trying to try roger clemens. the judge declared a mistrial. he will see if double jeopardy applies. roger clemens is accused of lying under oath about his alleged use of performance- enhancing drugs. >> when most people win a big lottery, you hear about them quitting their jobs. for those who win this lottery in kentucky, the job itself is the prize. 17,000 people turned and applications. they are seeking one of 1800 jobs at the louisville plant. those applications will be narrowed down by lottery pick. 800 jobs are expected to be filled by laid off workers. that would leave 1000 new positions to be filled. warner bros. is open the harry potter named kent survived the end of the movie series. jane king has more in the bloomberg business report. >> much more -- watch for more from harry potter. executives at warner bros are contemplating a theme parks to keep the harry potter brand alive. the final film in the series is making its debut toda
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